• Boxcutter Allele

    Boxcutter - Allele

    Reviewed by Ronald Fritze Source: (Playground)

    <b> Boxcutter </b> - Allele


    Before “The Dissolve” reaches the stores –write down the date: 25th April– the fourth album by Barry Lynn, “Allele”, comes with clear intentions of marking the territory and warning that the Northern Irish producer will not be caught out by any faux pas. With the material of “Arecibo Message” (2009) he gave the impression that the buzz he’d managed to maintain since the days of “Oneiric” (2006) –that space between dubstep and IDM that
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  • You Stand Uncertain

    FaltyDL - You Stand Uncertain

    Reviewed by Noel Gardner Source: (Drowned In Sound)

    <b> FaltyDL </b> - You Stand Uncertain

    Two years ago, Drew ‘FaltyDL’ Lustman had no product released on vinyl and no profile to speak of. Two years later, he has a discography that could justify its own section in the tiny amount of brick-and-mortar dance record stores remaining, and teeters on the dual brink of indie acceptability (Jamie xx remixed his ‘Hip Love’ single from a few weeks back) and neo-garage’s inner sanctum (getting invited to DJ on Rinse FM). In a scene – the one best placed
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  • FaltyDL - You Stand Uncertain (Planet Mu)

    FaltyDL - You Stand Uncertain

    Reviewed by Unknown Source: (Pop Matters)

    <b> FaltyDL </b> - You Stand Uncertain

    Brooklyn a la London producer Drew Lustman a.k.a. FaltyDL put out his second LP for the Planet Mu imprint this week, the follow-up to his 2009 debut Love Is a Liability. What was clear from that record—and a series of EPs he put out leading up to that release—was that 2-step and UK garage were the focal point of Lustman’s rhythmic palette. But despite the obvious nod to these sounds in his productions, they always seemed to be informed greatly by avant-garde
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  • YOU STAND UNCERTAIN

    FaltyDL - You Stand Uncertain

    Reviewed by PAUL SULLIVAN Source: (Electronic Beats Online)

    <b> FaltyDL </b> - You Stand Uncertain

    New York’s Drew Lustman, aka Falty DL is often labelled a dubstep producer, but that’s to do a disservice to his broad spectrum of sounds. There’s nothing at all wrong with dubstep of course – and Lustman borrows liberally enough from it - but as You Stand Uncertain, his second album, underlines, his vision extends much further along the hardcore continuum into drum & bass, 2-step and hip hop.

    Here he’s pushed himself further too, attempting his first
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